AB Political Science

Course Description

Political Science is the systematic study of politics and governments. As an academic discipline, it seeks to teach and integrate the insights of the leading political philosophers and the practitioners in the actual political world. A major in Political Science emphasizes the development of an independent and creative thinker who is capable of applying theoretical concepts into a workable empirical research that may illuminate the processes and structures of politics. The levels of analysis of a Political Science major will range from the beliefs and practices of bigger entities, such as groups, states, and the international system. The AB Political Science program provides the necessary professional skills and tools for careers in international organizations, all areas of law, government service, foreign affairs, academe, research organizations, and organizations of humanitarian, social, and business concerns as well as international finance and trade

Program Learning Outcomes

▶  Demonstrate proficiency in the various schools of thought and methodologies in Political Science

▶ Appraise the relevance of Political Science frameworks vis-a-vis other disciplinal frameworks and/or approaches

▶ Analyze contemporary issues and problems using relevant theories and approaches in Political Science and other relevant fields

▶ Recommend policy solutions to contemporary issues/challenges in national regional and international political contexts

▶ Practice scientific & ethical standards and principles in the conduct of social and political inquiry

▶ Foster a sense of citizenship characterized by the principles of democracy, civic engagement and sustainable development

Careers

The AB Political Science program provides the necessary professional skills and tools for careers in international organizations, all areas of law, government service, foreign affairs, academe, research organizations, and organizations of humanitarian, social, and business concerns as well as international finance and trade.

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Bulletin of Information

Department of Political Science's Undergraduate Program's Bulletin of Information.

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Guidebook

Department of Political Science's Undergraduate Program's Guidebook.

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